Handling Divorce Appeals In Melbourne, Florida – Series Recap

This is the final post in a series of articles discussing divorce appeals in Melbourne, Florida. If one or both spouses are unsatisfied with the outcome of a divorce proceeding, it may be possible to challenge the court’s decision on appeal. My goal in this series has been to provide information about which types of decisions may be challenged through the appeals process. An erroneous decision in a divorce case may Read More

Appeals Involving Prenuptial Agreements In Melbourne, Florida Divorce Cases

This is the next post in a series discussing appeals in divorce cases in Melbourne, Florida. My last post focused on appealing spousal support determinations. Understanding which decisions may be challenged and how to navigate the system is something an experienced appeals attorney can help with. Given the long-term consequences of support determinations, it is important to engage counsel as early in the process as Read More

Appealing Spousal Support Awards In Melbourne, Florida Divorces

This is the next post in my series of articles about divorce appeals in Melbourne, Florida. My previous post discussed challenges to the court’s division of marital property and debts. Florida courts divide jointly owned assets and liabilities using an “equitable” standard. A party that believes the court erroneously applied the law to the facts of their case may appeal these decisions. This article will focus on Read More

Appealing Marital Property And Debt Divisions In Melbourne, Florida Divorces

This is the next post in a series of articles discussing divorce appeals in Melbourne, Florida. My last post provided an overview of key topics that may be appealed following the court’s initial decision. It also emphasized the importance of engaging an experienced appeals attorney to help you navigate the complicated process. This post will focus on challenging a court’s division of marital property and debt in the Read More

Handling Divorce Appeals In Melbourne, Florida

This is the first post in a series discussing divorce appeals in Melbourne, Florida. This is an important topic for many reasons. It is not uncommon for one (or both) parties in a divorce proceeding to be unhappy with the final outcome of the case. In some situations, a party may want to appeal the court’s ruling. This article will explain what types of issues can be appealed and common arguments in support of those Read More

Child Custody Appeals In Melbourne, Florida – Series Recap

This is the last post in my series discussing child custody appeals in Melbourne and elsewhere in the state of Florida. I felt this was an important topic because many parents are unsure how to respond to an unfavorable outcome in a custody ruling. Our goal in this series has been to educate parents involved in custody disputes about their options to appeal. It has also been our goal to stress the importance of Read More

Understanding Possible Outcomes Of Child Custody Appeals in Melbourne, Florida

This is the next post in my series on child custody appeals in Melbourne, Florida. My last post discussed challenging evidentiary rulings in child custody appeals. Evidence used at the trial level must meet specific requirements to be admitted into evidence. An appeals court may review whether the judge’s decision to allow or not allow the use of certain types of evidence was erroneous. Consulting with an experienced Read More

Challenging Evidentiary Rulings In Melbourne, Florida Child Custody Appeals

This is the next post in my series on child custody appeals in Melbourne, Florida. My last post discussed the ways in which a party may challenge a trial court’s “best interests” determination. An appeals court may not consider evidence that was not admitted at trial, but it may disagree with the trial court’s initial conclusions based on that information. I also stressed the importance of consulting with an Read More

Challenging The “Best Interests” Determination In Melbourne, Florida Child Custody Appeals

This is the next post in my series on child custody appeals in Melbourne, Florida. The previous article discussed how parents should proceed while their child custody case is on appeal. Parents must comply with the applicable custody ruling while an appeal is pending. Failing to do so could lead to contempt charges and additional negative consequences in future legal proceedings. It is best to stay in contact with Read More

How A Melbourne Parent May Proceed While Their Florida Child Custody Matter Is On Appeal

This is the next post in my series of articles discussing child custody appeals in Melbourne and throughout the state of Florida. In my last article, I addressed the issues that are commonly raised during a child custody appeal. It is important to understand that the District Court of Appeals is limited in the types of matters it may review. Understanding what can be considered on appeal can help parents decide Read More